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Apron 85.5.471A
Tea Apron - moss green and white with thin stripes in dark orange and royal blue. Tagged, "The Yarmouth County Weaver's Guild. Handwoven at 678 Main St., Yarmouth, Nova Scotia by Patricia Cann. Apron of all cotton. Will launder well." Weave: Rosepath, Twill Variation Warp: 30/3 cotton, white EPI: 32 Weft: 30/3 cotton, tabby, blue, moss green. Pattern weft: cotton floss, blue, dark orange...View Full Record
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Hanging 86.2.86
Woven panel. Gold, green and brown asian brocade with butterflies, caterpillars, medallions with leaves. The piece is worked in 4 strips and basted together. Mitered corners, stitches on foldlines indicate piece once had a lining. Remains of glaze/paint on surface. Identified by Dr. Charles Dibble as 17th century Japanese weave - Persian influence. Densei-hin?(can't read on catalog card)...View Full Record
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Sample 85.5.48
Small rectangular yellow, off-white and beige woven sample in plain weave tacked onto a card. Fine Yarns. Yellow plain weave section with border of beige plain weave band, space, and another beige plain weave band. Two selvedges and two raw cut ends....View Full Record
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Scarf 85.5.49
Scarf; red, natural, green and yellow striped plain weave. Very thin....View Full Record
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lace 86.2.78
Lace insertion. "yellow" bobbin lace with floral motifs enclosed in a six pointed star motif mesh in two sizes....View Full Record
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Placemat 85.5.511
Multicolored striped placemat. Two selvedges, two knotted fringed ends. Colors in warp to create stripes are blue, turquoise, green, brown, yellow, brown and orange. Space denting creates lacy effect in stripes running in warp direction...View Full Record
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Case, Tissue 85.5.515
Off white tissue case machine woven in a brocade with pink, blue, green and "gold" blosssoms, leaves and stems. "Gold" piping finishes opening edge. Handwritten note inside indicates that this tissue case was a model for class instruction....View Full Record
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Sarong 86.2.85
Rose sari with windowpane lines of off-white and borders of "gold" and black bands. Gold band is much wider at one end than the other. Two selvedges and two raw cut ends....View Full Record
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Case, Tissue 85.5.516
Small grey tissue cave woven in twill. Grey pearl cotton interspersed with metallic yarns in green and "gold." Probably lurex or similar metal/polyester mix. Machine sewn at seams. Note on artifact tag reads: "Handwoven by Burnham." This might be textile historian Dorothy Burnham?...View Full Record
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Mat, Table 85.5.523
Small square table mat in natural cotton. Weave structure (unknown) creates surface texture with diamond shapes alternating in rows. Fringed on all four sides. Tag on artifact reads: "The Loomcrofters/Gagetown - NB/ Canada/ Woven on a Hand Loom."...View Full Record
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